carbon arc

carbon arc
noun
has carbon electrodes
Syn: ↑carbon arc lamp
Hypernyms: ↑arc lamp, ↑arc light
Hyponyms: ↑klieg light

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noun
1. : an arc lamp having carbon electrodes
2. : an arc between carbon electrodes or between a carbon electrode and another material (as the parent metal in welding by carbon arc)

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an electric arc between two carbon electrodes, used mainly for lighting, as in an arc light for a motion-picture projector, or for intense heating, as in the cutting and welding of metals.
[1905-10]

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carbon arc noun
An arc between two carbon electrodes, used for high-intensity lighting
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Main Entry:carbon

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carbon arc,
1. a lamp whose light source is an electric arc spanning two carbon electrodes.
2. an arc with a carbon electrode on one or both sides.

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